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ECBL: Wayne Christian turns back Spring Creek

By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on June 25, 2014 1:48 PM

Wayne Christian scored six runs in the third inning and went on to beat Spring Creek 7-5 on Tuesday evening.

Mitch Turnage had two hits, including a triple and three RBI for the Eagles. Ted Suggs also turned in a two-hit performance and Hunter Burt had a double.

Austin Howell and Tanner Rose combined for six strikeouts on the mound. Rose threw three innings of no-hit relief.

Levi Miller led Spring Creek with two hits and three RBI. Casey Whitfield added and RBI on a base hit.

Sawyer Smith endured the loss on the mound, going six innings allowing six earned runs and striking out three.

Spring Creek fell to 7-9 overall.

A day earlier, the Gators dropped a 10-7 game to North Lenoir Green.

Will Rouse had three hits. Landon Smothers drove in two runs and Casey Whitfield, Kaden Geelen and Josh Lebron each drove in a run.

Rouse got the loss on the mound in a six-inning effort. He allowed 12 hits and 10 runs (six earned), walked three and struck out three.

Spring Creek plays host to CBA White on Thursday.